Garo Paylan, in the exclusive “periscope” interview, made some statements about election, the future of the peace process and the problems of Armenian community.
Decrease in HDP and MHP’s votes sealed the fate of the new parliament. We talked to two scholars, Cuma Çiçek and Yücel Taşkın, about the reasons and possible consequences of this change.
Last night, after the election result was unofficially announced, the chairs of 4 parties in the parliament made statements assessing the results and their position.
HDP’s co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş answered Yetvart Danzikyan’s questions about current issues on “periscope” broadcast.
HDP’s co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş held a press conference at HDP Diyarbakır building. Speaking before heading to Cizre with HDP Committee, Demirtaş evaluated the attacks that have been going on for two days. Pointing out that the attackers are “paid and official mobs”, he said that they will pay the price before justice.
HDP MP Garo Paylan told about the racist attack against HDP headquarters in Ankara: “Burning the headquarters of a political party amounts to burning the ideals of that party.”
HDP Co-Chairperson Selahattin Demirtaş has responded to journalists’ questions regarding operations targeting the PKK and ISIS.
The tension in Diyarbakır has increased once again following first the bombings at a HDP rally, and then the murder of 4 people. Helsinki Citizens Assembly Member Nalan Erkem and Mazlumder Diyarbakır Board Member Reha Ruhavioğlu, who were in the commission that visited the city for observations, have recounted the situation in the city. According to eyewitnesses, a jihadist streak has become more prominent in the region for months, and although everyone including the police has been aware of this, no one has acted to prevent the events.
HDP Co-Chairperson Selahattin Demirtaş has stated that they were well aware of their responsibility and that they would not allow for chaos, tension, insecurity and instability in Turkey.